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July 25, 2012

De Reste Bugt Glacier Retreat, East Greenland

I came across De Reste Bugt Glacier reviewing a recent paper by Walsh et al (2012). They identify a retreat of 1 km for the 2000-2010 period and a thinning of 40 m 15 km upglacier of the terminus and acceleration Walsh et al (2012). This is the typical model for glaciers along the Blosseville Coast of East Greenland, where 29 of 37 glaciers they examined retreated at least 500 …